Leo and Pisces: Compatibility in Sex, Love, and Friendship

If there’s one thing to be said about a Leo and Pisces match it’s that they are completely, totally, and incredibly incompatible. In fact, this is a pair that should be avoided, especially in love. Leo and Pisces make for a decent friendship, however, there will be a lot that they’ll clash on. Let’s dive into their personalities a little more and see why and how it doesn’t work:

Leo and Pisces Compatibility


The Leo Zodiac 

Leo is ruled by the sun, the brightest and biggest star in our solar system. If you search for the Leo constellation in the sky, you will see that it is one of the biggest too. A Leo is bright, bold, and constantly demanding attention to themselves. Leo is also represented by a lion, symbolizing courage and strength. They are well aware of how powerful they are, which is why they never back down from a challenge.

As a fire sign, they are incredibly passionate and intense. They have big hearts, fighting for whatever they believe is right. They are also quite supportive and encouraging, convincing you that you have the strength to handle anything life throws at you. As a fixed sign, Leo is very dedicated to most things and have a hard time letting go and adjusting to change. They also tend to get obsessed with whatever project they are pursuing. They have the determination and willpower to keep going, even when barriers block their path towards success.

Personality Traits of a Leo

Leos need plenty of attention. They want to be loved by everyone and will turn on the charm in social situations. Unfortunately, since they are irresistible, they tend to have big egos. They also tend to have a selfish side, making themselves a priority because they believe they deserve the best. They are incredibly loyal and protective of the people they love the most. They won’t let anyone hurt their friends or family. They will always try to go to bat for the people they love the most, even if it means putting themselves in harm’s way.

The Leo man is very charming. He also wants to be treated like a king. He wants a partner who looks good with him because he likes to be in the spotlight. He will probably have many potential love interests or people just pining for his love, but if you have his heart, then you have it for life. He will never stray from you. The Leo woman is similar — she wants to be valued as a queen and treated like royalty. She has the desire to love and be loved and this makes her very warm-hearted. She wants to be in control always and in the center of someone’s world.

Leo: Moon, Rising, and Venus Signs

In astrology, every person has a sign in the moon, rising, and Venus placements of their zodiac chart. Your moon represents your inner self, your rising is how people see you when they first meet you, and Venus represents love and beauty.

If your moon sign is in Leo, you are bossy, self-confident, and conceited. You love being the center of attention and cannot stand when someone else steals your place in the spotlight. However, you are also enthusiastic. Whenever you take on a new project, you completely dedicate yourself to it.

If your Venus sign is in Leo, you are warm and generous. Above all, you are loyal. Once you commit yourself to someone, you would never betray them. You treat them with the utmost respect. Although you have high expectations, you have a huge heart.

If your rising sign is in Leo, you’re fun, carefree, and creative. Whether you’re snapping photos, painting, or putting together cute outfits, you love to express yourself through visual mediums. You are also super positive and spread smiles wherever you go.

adult lion walking beside tree

The Pisces Zodiac 

Pisces is ruled by the planet Neptune, the ruler of abundance and philosopher. Neptune was also the god of the sea, which is fitting because Pisces have feelings as deep as the ocean. The Pisces zodiac sign is represented by two fish swimming in opposite directions. This symbolizes the trouble they have distinguishing between fantasy and reality. As a water sign, have very deep feelings. They also get lost in their thoughts and have their heads in the clouds. They have big dreams and refuse to be bogged down by reality. As a mutable sign, Pisces is very adaptable. They can be pretty wishy-washy too. They will adjust their feelings to fit the needs of the people they’re surrounded by.

Personality Traits of a Pisces Sun Sign

Pisces is selfless, empathetic, and overly emotional. They are one of the most caring and generous signs in the zodiac. Pisces would do anything for their loved ones. However, sometimes they take their kindness too far. They won’t consider themselves a priority, which can backfire on them. Pisces will pay more attention to their partner’s needs than to their own needs. They will sacrifice their happiness in order to please someone else. This will end with them feeling resentful and unsatisfied.

The Pisces man will prioritize your happiness over his own. He will do anything to cheer up his partners and friends. In fact, the last thing he wants is to be the reason why someone is upset, so he will never stop putting effort into the relationship and expressing how much he cares. However, he won’t let himself get taken advantage of–he won’t offer love without getting that in return. The Pisces woman is kind, compassionate, and selfless. She wants a partner who doesn’t take themselves too seriously or complains too much — she wants someone who will let loose and have fun. She might be quick to open her heart, and if someone hurts her, she won’t be the type to forgive and forget.

Pisces: Moon, Rising, and Venus Signs

In astrology, every person has a sign in the moon, rising, and Venus placements of their zodiac chart. Your moon represents your inner self, your rising is how people see you when they first meet you, and Venus represents love and beauty.

If your moon sign is in Pisces, you’re an optimist. You see the best in everyone. Even if someone shows you their true colors, you’ll still give them another chance. You believe in forgiveness, but sometimes that mindset can end up hurting you more than helping you.

If your Venus sign is in Pisces, you want to fix people. Whenever you see someone who needs your help, you reach out to them. You want to make the world a better place one person at a time. However, sometimes you overstep boundaries.

If your rising sign is in Pisces, you go with the flow. You never make plans in advance because you don’t know where life will take you. You keep your schedule (and your heart) wide open.

two purple fish on glass

Leo and Pisces: Friendship Compatibility 

Pisces and Leo are complete opposites: Pisces is gentle and empathetic, while Leo is straightforward, arrogant, and often demanding. However, this could be a pretty productive friendship as long as Leo leads and Pisces encourages them to do so. Pisces doesn’t mind adapting to situations, so as long as they’re willing to put up with the demanding Leo, this could work.

Leos are much more abrasive than soft-hearted Pisces. They handle themselves in completely different ways. Their opposing personalities can easily clash because Pisces like to treat others with kindness, no matter the situation while Leos are pretty blunt about their thoughts and opinions. They don’t stop to consider how other people might react to what they’re about to say. Overall, Pisces assumes the best and Leo assumes the worst. They view the world through different lenses. 

However, these Leo and Pisces have the potential to become friends as long as they put their differences aside. Pisces has to learn how to deal with Leo’s stubbornness and thirst for attention. Meanwhile, Leos need to learn how to talk to Pisces in a gentle, reassuring way. They both need to put in the effort to make sure the relationship doesn’t become one-sided or combative. As long as they’re aware of their own flaws, they should be able to make a friendship work.

Leo and Pisces: Sex and Love Compatibility 

A Leo Pisces relationship is so wrong because they go after two drastically different kinds of love. Pisces will appear to their Leo partner as someone who is too separated from their own desires and strengths, while Leo will seem to Pisces too separated from their emotions. Leo will seem open, direct, and insensitive while the Pisces partner will lack confidence, initiative, and strength. There will be lots of disrespect and misunderstanding in a Leo Pisces relationship and this will eventually lead to their parting.

Leo and Pisces aren’t going to have a stable relationship. If they end up dating, Leo will take advantage of a Pisces. After all, Leos are selfish and Pisces are selfless, so Pisces will always be running around, trying to please their partner. Although Pisces is happy to help the people they love, they are eventually going to grow tired of putting in all the effort. Leo will only be good because they will be loyal, but that doesn’t mean they’re going above and beyond to make the relationship work. In fact, Leo is the type to be in the spotlight, flirting with people constantly to feed their ego, even if they don’t act on anything. This can cause a lot of distrust. A Pisces Leo relationship will be completely one-sided, which will cause conflict and tension.

Although these two signs won’t make a great match, a Pisces probably won’t be the one to initiate a breakup. They are too trusting of others. They get their hearts broken easily because they see the best in everyone. They won’t want to walk away from a relationship, even when it’s clear it isn’t working. Leo will have to be the one to take control of the situation and walk away. Otherwise, Leo and Pisces will remain in their self-destructive relationship.

Leo and Pisces: Relationship Compatibility with Leo or Pisces

Leo man + Pisces woman:

This Leo and Pisces match will have its issues. It will be hard for them to find balance in the relationship. The Leo man is intense and passionate when he wants to be, and is also very arrogant and cocky. The Pisces woman is sensitive and emotional and also enjoys a level of privacy. Although they are will have some intense sexual energy, especially in the bedroom, they are not on the same level of understanding each other with emotions and respect.

Pisces man + Leo woman: 

This kind of Pisces and Leo love match is quite an unusual pairing. While she’s courageous, bold, and aggressive, he’s empathetic, helpful, and sentimental. These two are able to understand each other–to an extent. They both have positive qualities that they can bring to the table, but they just have to be patient and try to understand one another. As long as they work on themselves and their flaws, they could potentially make this work.

Pisces man + Leo man

This Pisces and Leo relationship will be far from compatible. While it is in their nature to be very in tune with the romantic, sexual aspects of their relationship, it doesn’t mean they’re good together. Leo’s directness will make Pisces feel insecure. Pises will want to be more emotionally intimate, while Leo couldn’t care less to do so–and will be honest about that too. When it comes to their sexual endeavors, Leo will be the one to take charge and be dominant, while Pisces will be the more quiet, yet passionate lover.

Leo woman + Pisces woman

This Leo and Pisces relationship might start off good, simply because they both have a desire to make their relationships something beautiful: Pisces need relationships that feel dreamy and romantic and Leo needs relationships that are luxurious and beautiful. However, this kind of Leo Pisces match is one that should be avoided if possible. It will fizzle out simply because they can’t talk about their feelings. If they want this to work, they need to do better about communication and how their partner makes them feel.

Pisces compatibility with a Pisces

Two Pisces are going to get along extremely well. As long as they build their relationship slowly, so they can develop a strong trust with each other, there shouldn’t be many problems. This is an ideal long-term relationship. Once these two water signs get to know each other, they will feel comfortable opening up to each other. They won’t keep any secrets. They won’t play any games. They will be completely honest with each other. Pisces and Pisces will have each other’s backs, no matter what happens.

Leo compatibility with a Leo

Two Leos are going to have an exciting, fun, passionate relationship. As fire signs, they will go on plenty of adventures together and be playfully competitive. However, on the downside, they will keep their thoughts to themselves. Leo and Leo won’t open up to each other about their fears and insecurities — they will act like everything is fine. They will bottle up their emotions until they explode. This could lead to severe misunderstandings and unneeded arguments. As long as they keep up with communication, they could still make it as a long-term pair.

January Nelson is a writer, editor, and dreamer. She writes about astrology, games, love, relationships, and entertainment. January graduated with an English and Literature degree from Columbia University.